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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 9, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Tuesday, li Frenchman Knocked Out Eng- land's Pride in 1 min. and 13 sec. EUROP'N TLLE INVOLVED ijondoo, Dec. Carpen- of France knocked out Bombar- dier SVeifs of England, fa the first round of a twenty-round contest at the National Sporting club last nigh't, for the heavyweight championship o! Europe. The actual time of fighting was one mlhuie and thirteen seconds. Car- peniler made it a hurricane affair, concentrating his attack "on. Wells' weakest point, his stomach, and soon had the Englishman, groggy. Then with a tremendous awing to the jaw, to the ribs, Carpenlier sent Wells down for the count. Throughout the hriet contest the Englishman did not Etriiie one effective blow. Tie figut for a purse of oOO and a ride state of It at- tracted interest among sp'ort- because it was the.second meeting between, the British heavy- weight and the Frenchman within the last few months. Their last fight took, place at Ghent, and knocked Wells out in the fourth round, after the Englishman had had ail the heller ot the first two rounds. Britlon Fought McFatland to a Standstill at Times but was Oulpointed CROWD DIDN'T LIKE BOUT.! COMPARISON OF AMERICAN AND RUGBY Montreal, Dec. Georga Lains, president of the Intercollegiate It'ugby Fooitall Uujoii and captain or the -McGlIl championship fourteen, Is bach from New Yprt, is-here be witnessed Army and Navy game. He Is not I'articularly Impressed wlfi ilia alleged superiority of American players over ot this country, as the stare who tock part In the New York contest seemed just as prone to make mistakes as our own athletes.- There was a certain amount of fumbling and loose play, just as much in fact as might be seen In s Canadian game, and the punlteg, If anything, was Inferior. What Inspired the McGitl captain particularly, however, was the snap anil ginger which the rufn put into their efforts. Whenever a player was given the hall, ho hit the opposing line vrltli all the force lie could mutter, DICK MARSHALL WILL BOX UVANN1 CHRISTMAS DAY AT CRANBROOK Cranbrpqk, Dec. fifteen-round mlddleweisht contest "will be 'by Boh Nate.'.on Christmas, afternoon betweeri Joi Uvannli of Great Fails, and tha. Ca- nadian and Italian middleweight ciam Dick Sla-jball of Fernie. Milwaukee, Dec. Me- Farland outpointed his old enemy Jack Britton in an unsatisfactory ten. rouad. no decision Soul before 6CQQ Eyectalocs, here, last night. JJcFar- land had the better of five rounds, while four were even, and one was Brltton's. Both in the eighth and ninth Packey had Jack groggy, but was unahle to put his man out. Brit- tpn at limes fongtit MeFiflaud to a standstill, and even otitboied him. but this was oalv- in flashes. Tho crowd jeered the poiers during most ot .the contest, and there were numerous criea fit ''Put.'em and "Stop the McFarland's stiff left to the jaw, his clever blotting and Brlltm's wild swinging, gave Packey the lead at the end ot the second round. Both men. were jeered as .they went to their corners at the ead'ot ibs third-round Neither man seemed to he anxious to fight." The crowd .was far'from pleased with showing during the third and fourth, hut in the fifth he showed Ebme of his cleverness and ability, and IE the siith round clearly outpointed his opponent Packey had also .the .best pi the seventh round, and the eighth was even. fighters vrere hissed repeatedly :e tacklers crashed into the uun -with tho hall like a ton. of btlcks. There were several features of Ihe Yankee pastime which, according to Geoige, might well be introduced into'our game, Tho forward pass, a play which the Array worked for a touchdown on two.occasions, would ha of no use in the Canadian. Earr.e, as the purpose -which It serves is embodied In the outside Mck. Tlie'latter pisy, however, toas the advantage ot heing free- from the numerous restrictions which are placed on the forward pass. Toe McOIll leader stated that certain penalties for cJtsldcs, rulght well be adopted In Canada.- Instead of handing the ball to the.opposing team, the offenders lost only len yards.1 The dropping of the two side scrimmage players from the Canadian" game and tho-possible elimination ot tho Eying wing would probably make the game faster and more Thesa changes in .the.rules along with some others will probably brought up at the nest Inte Hank Perry's Alibi Ranks-With Famous Jftng Out as He'Had Accomplished 1 ins figuitrs were oibBta repeaieaij IL- for their slow and oainlerettlng work'lPerry' a tme The 'meu woke up In .the. ninth, out ot the ordinary. changing heavy blows to tho body and j Perry joined the Tisers jaw. Britton Vas .In a way' at rcputation as a "Bliigg'st1 precede'd >rkn Hodla of. the White Sox, aid declared strike, retiring the Ihe end of the round. The tenth round was even, with McFBrland land. Ing1 at the close. Konetchy Leading First Baseman in National League; Fielding Averages New York, .Dec. National league fielding averages for the sea- son of i913 show a number of chan- ges in the standing of players com- pared with the records of, the pre-- year. Konetchy, of'St Ixrali, moved from fourth to fir', bis average as i first baseman being .995, while jjike Daubert of Brooklyn, who led the. league in 1312, dropped to sec- ond ptice, four points helow Kon- elciy.; Tommy Leach of Chicijo leads the with, .990 for 129 games, atlhoijh Booe of Pittsburg Is the technical leader with HMD for 22 Leach showed a big Improve- batter and the side, and .ending rally, Perry Pulli the Unexpected. This time" as Perry, appbached tha io u v bench he was roasted by every Dc- him. 7he was. such, t. n--.- -..-'troll player, but instead of being sore strong one, however, that it was 1st atia dis-guBted; hB brotd smllfl posslWe ior Perry to .break a Us he took the usual'drink of Ttaler Several fent. castomary afce'r striking he re- him to bat in the .pinc.V'and Nflch if It wasn't: for'.that blind umpire f would have' pulled the un .......expected. They felt sure I woul< Knowing that Perry hit the ball.hard; 1 fooled then) by .wait when he the outfielder ing'em out.v no longer with time he responded wlih ibajg1. drives piayed extremely deep for him. Each Ing 12 points in percenfase, although ,j b -me tack playing 32 more games. Detroit. day Ust cnllahan Grover Alexander of Philadelphia j Is given first-place among the fielding pitchers of the league, with a perfect percentage- for 47 games. Promrae, Cincinnati" and -New York; Rliey, Philadelphia; New York; McQuillan, Pltlsburg, and'Surk, St. Louis, are all In the 16M class with Alexander, although pitching a num- ber of games less than he did. In the club fielding, Philadelphia is ranked first, with .968, and St." Louis' Ho Detroit bench Ihe picture p[ comes them. second, three points betow Pittsiurg is third with .604, and New York, Cincinnati and Brook- ment over his 1912 performance, gifc. '.951. lyn are ail tied for fourth place with NINE RACERS TO JUAREZ Thoroughbreds From North .Yaklma Ltave for Mtxico Meet North Yaklma, Wash., Dec. tunning hortes In the northwest were shipped out of North Yakirna last rjlght for Juarez, Mexico, where they will take part In the annual winter Joseph Unwnielter, of Butte, shipped Lady Panchita, wln- ot the SpoVine derby, at the Spok- ane fair; Csn'.em, which broke the world's record this fall for on a half-mile track; Kara Avis, Auto Olrl and Fleeting Fashion. J..W. Murphy shipped Prince Conrad, Abe Slupsky, Oood Intent and Engrav- er. u. s. ATHLETES TO ATHENS MEET New York, Dec. Irlsh-A... erican Athletic club has decided to tend at leist lea men, headed by Mel. rin W, Sheppard, the hero o! several Olympic to represent U in the Athenian Olymlc games, to be held In Ath'ai during May ot next year. Hink Takes the Count. .A few days later with the bases HUe and twcdown, Jennings yanked out. the pitcher-and Eent Perry Inlo v__i _ a nulll' sent Ping Bodie to bat In the ninth .In Place of the pitcher. The Sox wen five runs behind and .two were oul Xaturajly Ping fried his iest to hit but fanned. A3 lie .walked back ti the bench he remarked to'me with bat. He urged htm to take a prack at the ball and break up the game. Perry, as he stepped to the plate, no- ticed that'the fielders fcacked up al- most to the fence Jor him to go after a bad hall, but Fin- ally, the count slood three balls and "What is the use'-ol. hUtlng will no one on bases and fire runs' behind It would only 'prolonged th game." A few ]ater Ping wen to-the bat with theikiiei rilled, tw out and three runs needed to fie.' I! no strikes. It wa, a tho anii lha extra in pitcher would try to get the intass Chicago final y .wor. Tw over, for If he failed It would force a run. was over, but Perry'let It go CAMBRIDGE BEAT OXFORD London, Dec. University today won Its an- ncal rugby football match ag- ft against Oxford by 13 points to 3- The match was played at Queen's club. fi 1 or three innings iaterl referred to th run. 11 over, urn ror, ,L he had prolonged.the game; bu by. The umpire declared U a strike I was for That was good enough .baseball, but 1 "I thought we. only needed thve it was np to Perry to.take a crack at 'runs to win, Bill, or I would Iiiy the nest one If It'was over, the stretched that hit into a'home run. pitcher sent another one right was his reply. Don't, believe 1 eve ff but Perry stood motionless. It was saw Ping run quite before declared a strike by the umpire, mak- iriy life. .SAN TOY Presented by Local Operatic Society. .THIS YOUTH BEARS 'A CHARMED LIFE oat thoettag vlth a friend, Louli JlcCurdy, .fansMt'i too. got In front ot his shot 'fun, which went oft. Tlit stioto nil